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2014-08-12 23:06:00

Rodent Guys Pest Control is a top rated extermination company in Southern California specializing in

city squirrels
2014-07-23 03:30:56

Curtin University-led research has shown squirrels have adapted to New York City's human behavior, allowing them to thrive just as well, if not better, than their fellow squirrels in the woods.

Size Of Animal's Brain Matters When It Comes To Self-control
2014-04-22 14:36:34

Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel

2013-08-06 23:01:52

Riverside residents will now be offered a 60-day guarantee for gopher removal

2013-08-06 23:01:40

Rodent Guys switched to traps and carbon monoxide in Woodland Hills to control

2013-07-07 23:00:31

Mission Viejo Country Club hired Rodent Guys Gopher Control to remove gophers from property near neighboring

2013-06-25 23:17:58

The Journal of Mammalogy presents a study of the Aplodontiidae family, which contains one extant genus and only one species—the mountain beaver, Aplodontia rufa.

2013-06-15 23:02:14

Recent Federal laws for the use of aluminum phosphide changes gopher and mole extermination to trapping over poisons for

Stressed Squirrels Produce Faster Growing Offspring
2013-04-19 19:30:36

What was surprising for an international group of researchers was how an increase in stress for a squirrel mother led to offspring that are decidedly stronger and heartier.

Researchers Find New Porcupine Species In Brazil
2013-04-11 18:18:00

Brazilian researchers said they have discovered a new species of porcupine that inhabits an isolated patch of Brazil’s Northeastern Atlantic Forest.


Latest Rodents Reference Libraries

Smith's Bush Squirrel, Paraxerus cepapi
2012-06-14 21:17:27

Smith’s bush squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi) is native to many areas of Africa including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Zambia, among other regions. Its other common names include the Yellow-footed Squirrel and the South African name of Tree Squirrel. Smith’s bush squirrel is approximately 1.1 feet in length, including the tail, which can comprise up to half the body length. It is small, weighing only seven ounces. The fur color of this squirrel varies in...

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2007-08-23 05:13:44

Gundis (family: Ctenodactylidae) are a group of small, stocky rodents found in Africa. Gundis were first noticed by western naturalists in 1774 and were given the name "˜Gundi mice'. According to DNA research, the Gundi is considered a descendant of the Laotian Rock Rat. There are 4 subspecies of Gundi recognized. They are: Val's Gundi (Ctenodactylus vali) Felou Gundi (Felovia vae) Mzab Gundi (Massoutiera mzabi) Speke's Pectinator (Pectinator spekei)

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2007-06-25 10:30:27

The Indian Giant Squirrel, Ratufa indica, is a large forest squirrel found in South Asia. It is sometimes called the Malabar Squirrel in India. It is distributed in tropical forest along the Western Ghats, central and north eastern India and Nepal. Adult squirrels grow to about 3.3 feet long and weigh around 4.4 pounds. Its coat can be off-white, red, or almost black, though some colour variations seem to be disappearing. Indian Giant Squirrels rarely leave the treetops. They travel from...

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2007-06-25 10:27:45

Botta's Pocket Gopher, Thomomys bottae, is native to western North America, from California east to Texas and from southern Utah south to Mexico. It is found everywhere from arid deserts to high altitude meadows and is highly adaptable. In California, this species is also known as the Valley Pocket Gopher. Over 185 subspecies have been described for this animal, mostly based on geographical distribution. The pocket gopher is medium-sized, reaching a length of about 9.8 to 10.2 inches and...

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2006-12-14 14:20:47

The spiny rats are a group of hystricognath rodents in the family Echimyidae. They are distributed from Central America through much of South America. They were also found in the West Indies until the 1800s. Some authorities consider the nutria from southern and central South America to be a part of this family. Characteristics Most spiny rats resemble spined rats. They are more closely related to guinea pigs and chinchillas. Most species have stiff pointed hairs that allow for...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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